Networking Coffee Break - Coffee Talk With Innovative Educators

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Brief Abstract

Take a break from the rich idea sharing in the sessions and join us for a Virtual coffee talk session on Online Student Support!  Join us for an informal discussion and connect with colleagues on this important topic. Join us for an informal discussion and connect with colleagues on this important topic. Our sponsor, Innovative Educators, will lead off with a chat about extending online orientation through online student success resources.  We look forward to hearing your challenges and learning what you are doing to serve your students online. This will be a casual conversation,  and your participation is greatly appreciated, so grab your coffee/beverage and let’s talk about student success.

Presenters

Meg Foster is an Instructor of first-year experience courses (SDV 100) and an Academic Coach at Piedmont Virginia Community College. Prior to her work at Piedmont, Meg served at Reynolds Community College as the Coordinator for Online Student Success and the Counselor for First Year Initiatives. Her work involved developing support programs for online learners, designing and coordinating orientation programming, building a student leadership program, and serving as an academic adviser. Her areas of research include enrollment management, college preparation, online learning, and retention, and she has presented at numerous national conferences on issues in higher education, student orientation, and college success. Meg previously served as an Assistant Dean of Admissions at Salem College and Virginia Wesleyan University. She has a M.A. in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in History from the University of Virginia.

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